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March 4, 2024

ALA awards $3.6 million in library accessibility funding to 310 small and rural libraries

Written by the American Library Association

 February 27, 2024

The American Library Association’s Libraries Transforming Communities Initiative Receives Additional $10 Million in Funding

Written by the American Library Association

September 29, 2023

The Association for Rural & Small Libraries' Announces Inaugural ARSL Award Winners

Written by the ARSL Office

June 2, 2023

How Two Iowa Librarians Are Standing Up for Readers

Written by Joel Bleifuss, Barn Raiser

December 13, 2021

Hosting Difficult Conversations at the Library

published in Programming Librarian

October 29, 2021

AASL, ARSL Wrap Up Successful In-Person Library Conferences

By Andrew Albanese, published in Publisher's Weekly

September 24, 2021

As COVID-19 Cases Surge, Library Conferences Move to Virtual and Hybrid Models

By Lisa Peet; published in Library Journal

August 26, 2021

Perspectives From the Field: Kathy Zappitello, Executive Director, Conneaut Public Library and President, ARSL

Published by the OCLC REALM Project

 August 6, 2021

ALA Partners with Communities for Immunity to Boost Vaccine Confidence

Published by the American Library Association

April 11, 2021

Library employee awarded membership to 2021-22 Leadership Institute

Published in The Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV

 April 8, 2021

Hickory Public Library employee selected for institute

Published in the Hickory Daily Record, Hickory, NC

April 7, 2021

National program giving rural libraries valuable training

By Charles Romans; Published in The Daily Independent, Ashland, KY

February 1, 2021

Innovative Lessons from Our Small and Rural Public Libraries

By Stephanie Chase; Published in the Journal of Library Administration, Vol. 61, Issue 2

 January 25, 2021

Small, Rural Libraries Struggle and Shine in Pandemic | ALA Midwinter 2021

By Lisa Peet; Published in Library Journal online

 January 24, 2021

Little Libraries, Big Problems: Small and rural libraries discuss concerns, solutions

By Phil Morehart; Published in American Libraries online

 November 20, 2020

Now Is the Time to Finally Close the Digital Divide

By Kathy Zappitello; Published in Publisher's Weekly online